Category Archives: Entertaining

Celebrating Christmas tree week and 12+ favorite Christmas topiaries

It’s time for the annual Festival of Trees! Every year, I like to feature DIY tabletop Christmas trees and topiaries and I have a beautiful collection to share this week. First, here are more than a dozen, DIY Christmas topiaries … Continue reading

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Fall, Faux Bois Candle Centerpiece sets a stylish table

Have you noticed scrapbook papers, fabrics, and even gift wrap with a faux bois, or fake wood grain, pattern? I kind of like it, do you? It fits right in with the woodland trend we noted back at the 2012 … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: Repurpose cans and DIY a Soda Can Christmas Wreath

It’s a big week for entertaining, which makes it the perfect time to start collecting cans to make this Soda Can Christmas Wreath. This cool idea for a Christmas wreath gets kudos for ingenuity and repurposing. Depending on the cans … Continue reading

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Saluting summertime with a collection of 13 patriotic crafts

I cannot believe that Memorial Day, and the unofficial start of summer, is less than a week away. (Of course, if you’re Canadian, you’re a week ahead of us.) To celebrate, I’m sharing a collection of red, white and blue … Continue reading

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Three easy, Mother’s Day floral crafts you can make

I was holding out on you yesterday when I posted my roundup of 12, moss inspired crafts and home accents. I had a few more moss crafts to share, and then I decided that they would make beautiful, DIY Mother’s … Continue reading

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A few fun crafts to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is May 5, and today I’m revisiting several colorful Cinco de Mayo crafts I first shared a few years ago. I did just a bit of research about Cinco de Mayo and did you know it’s celebrated … Continue reading

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DIY Crepe Paper Roses for beautiful wedding décor

True love can be expensive – the average cost of a wedding is almost $30,000! How can you have the wedding of your dreams on a budget? Well, you can spend a buck at a dollar store for two rolls … Continue reading

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DIY a bouquet of roses for Easter, a teacher, your mom, or?

Today’s “Rose Bowl” centerpiece has nothing to do with football. I am sharing a super-easy, Yellow Rose Centerpiece that would be gorgeous on the Easter dinner table. (You may have noticed this pretty little bouquet in the Wallpaper Wall Art … Continue reading

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A DIY idea for a fresh & easy spring tablescape

Is it too soon to start planning Easter dinner? I know I’m already mulling over dessert, as that’s what I usually bring to Easter dinner. I might also think about whipping up these pretty, DIY spring centerpiece and candle cubes, too. … Continue reading

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A cupcake crush and how to craft a super-cute, No-Cal Cupcake

I have a good news/bad news story to share today. The good news – my favorite cupcake shop is opening a store just one short mile from my house. The bad news – my favorite cupcake shop is opening up … Continue reading

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